Trying to find parents of Gladys Pete who was full blood Washoe

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I was told she is related to Captain and Agnes Pete as well as Gumalanga Jim
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in Genealogy Help by S Johnson G2G2 (2.4k points)
Have you looked for records of the Carson City Indian School?  I know they are held by the National Archives, but they might also be digitized somewhere.

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Hi S,

If you are a relative or someone you know is a relative of Gladys Pete you should take a DNA test and upload to as many sites as possible. While DNA is not 100% foolproof, it can confirm relationships and ancestors. Depending on how far back in time you're looking to go, it's important to remember that with each generation you inherit half of the previous generation's DNA, so once you hit 7-9 generations, DNA proof becomes challenging.

I try to triangulate these types of mysteries with both DNA and traditional records.

It sounds like you have a great research question, now you can formulate a plan!

Good Luck,

Shanna
by S Leeland G2G6 Mach 5 (59.2k points)

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